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and veterans and some ways congress doesn't know about. later, ted cruz and his side kick, mike lee. the most disliked republican senators, probably in the history of the senate. they're both in the "rewrite." [ man ] on december 17, 1903, the wright brothers became the first in flight. [ goodall ] i think the most amazing thing is how like us these chimpanzees are. [ laughing ] [ woman ] can you hear me? and you hear your voice? oh, it's exciting! [ man ] touchdown confirmed. we're safe on mars. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ hi. [ baby fussing ] ♪ >>> we have more breaking news tonight. president obama signed into law legislation restoring death benefit payments to families of soldiers killed in the line of duty including those who have died since the government shutdown. earlier today, the senate followed the house's lead and passed that bill by unanimous consent. at least five families of soldiers killed last weekend in afghanistan were affected by the suspension of those benefits. which the fisher house foundation had been prepared to pay. tonight's decision to restore death benefits stil
's a republican u.s. senator speaking there. ted cruz. rand paul, mike lee, marco rubio. are they going to the meeting with the president that is taking place? senate republicansas a group are supposed to meet with the president later this morning. you are watching "the daily rundown" only on msnbc. could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. everybody knows that. well, did you know that when a tree falls in the forest and no one's around, it does make a sound? ohhh...ohhh...oh boy! i'm falling. everybody look out! ahhhhh...ugh. little help here. geico. fifteen minutes could save you...well, you know. anybody? >>> it's a clean bill raising the debt ceiling for six weeks were to hit his desk, he would sign that. it would be at least for a short period of time the removal of that threat. >> what will prevent us from [inaudible]. >> clearly you could end up back in the same place and we don't want to be. >> they believe a six-week deal on the debt limit may do nothing but buy time, but they believe something bigger can be worked out between now and then. mike is speaking in wa
mike lee from utah with support from sarah palin headlined a march to protest the government's closure of the world war ii memorial. the memorial is shut down, we should note, because the government is shut down, and the government is shut down because senators cruz and lee worked tirelessly for months to make it so. no matter how disingenuously channeling the raw anger of the tea party base, here's what cruz and company do best. >> this is the line our commander in chief put up here to prevent you come being here today. is it anybody worried about this wire? >> no! >> will we surrender our freedom? >> no! >> god bless ted cruz and mike lee! >> our veterans should be above politics. >> you look around, though, and you see these barricades. this is a matter of shutdown priorities. >> understand the political spectacle at this weekend's million vet march, you have to go back two weeks when republicans shut down the government, furloughing hundreds of thousands of government workers, including many of the park rangers who patrol our war memorials, you may remember one republican personall
that to me. has he ever explained it? where is he now? his sidekick, senator mike lee said oh, we're past obama care, we've moved on. i mean, you know, these are the generals who lead people into the battle of little bighorn and then go home and have lunch and leave the troops out there? where are they? where are the generals? what's their strategy to get abolition of obama care? >> mark halperin it gets worse. a new gallup poll americans now have heard of senator ted cruz and that's not necessarily a good thing. his net favorability is done 16 points from four months ago. cruz's defund obama care partner senator mike lee not doing a lot better. >> this is shocking numbers. >> he's seen a 20-point negative swing. >> shocking number out of utah. he's upside down as the republican senator in utah. there's so much to talk about. mark halperin, this is, as you said, this isn't margin of error stuff. this is quite frankly what scott walker, charles krauthammer, paul ryan and myself have been warning about for well over a month now. written it. we've talked about it. we said this is going to ha
. with the people. >> lee now has a net unfavorable rating in the very conservative state of utah. ted cruz and mike lee had a great day at the value voters sum, but they are the coyote paddling their legs at the end of the cliff. they can only paddle for so long before they fall. joining me now is matt welch, editor of libertarian reason magazine. matt, what do you make of the return of the unskewed poll mean in response to last night's polling? >> they don't have a lot of choice out there. there aren't very many good polls if your name is ted cruz, especially and also mike lee. look, they made a choice back in the summer. even the late spring when they went on this defund obama care strategy instead of the strategy of trying to get a conference committee to hash out a budget for fiscal year 2014. the calculateded strategy was if we show that we will do anything we can and even things that we cannot do to attack obama care in a way that shows more grit, it won't matter if we are rou roundly criticized by most of the people because we will be articulated the frustrations of a long frustrated and for
do. one last thing i'll throw in there. it's not unheard of that ted cruz or mike lee or somebody -- these republican senators could hold this up. this presumed deal that we have up. so there's still a lot of moving parts. this is going to anger some really conservative members, and we all know that over the last few weeks they are more than willing to go all in to disrupt anything they don't want to have occur. >> even if it's a global financial catastrophe. nbc's luke russert. thank you, luke. >>> for more analysis, let's bring in a columnist from "new york" magazine. john, over the weekend, republicans were full of talks about democrats overplaying their hand. overconfident. >> yeah. >> but you say you have a completely unsubstantiated hypothesis to explain why that line of thinking may be wrong. prey tell, what is it? >> all the stories that democrats were demanding concessions of their own and republicans were denouncing them. what i think this was really reflecting was the pragmatic republicans who wanted to make a deal, showing they could stand up against something. saying
. among the speakers were mike lee, ted cruz, and rand paul. this portion from the all-day summit is just under two hours. [applause] >> good morning. welcome everyone. welcome to the eighth annual values voter summit. the government may be shut down but the values voter summit is open and we are ready to do business. you may have noticed that it is really not a shutdown. it is a slowdown. some have asked what is a slowdown. just think of it this way, it is like being and a perpetual tsa line. nobody seems to be moving but you still have to and your pockets.- empty your [applause] the president's barricades may have prevented vacationing families from touring our nation's parks, he may have used them to keep our veterans from visiting the memorials that there courage and sacrifice inspired. to tryused his barricade to keep our voices down in america. it is time that we let him know the he is not going to keep voice of the american family from being heard in our nation today. [applause] we start ourt values voter summit by removing these barricades. the best thing to do is to remove these
, mike lee, marco rubio, these young outsiders that have come to watch in the senate are providing something the gop leadership has not. that is leadership. and yes, people are rallying. we're here at this point where we have this showdown between president obama and the republicans. over government funding and yes, obama care. primarily because two senators, mike lee and ted cruz, made it an issue and drove it forward because the people were behind them to do so. >> you make a strong point. let me give you a follow-up before i go to paul. you can be a leader but sometimes a leader can lead people to greatness. sometimes a leader can lead people off a cliff. which is he? >> i think what he is doing is reflective of what has happened since 2010 where we saw the republicans take control of the house. 2012, the republicans gained a couple more seats. what they gained more significantly than that is a more conservative ideology as more conservatives came after the state redrawing of the konsal lines after the census in 2010. that's not yet over. 2014, you will probably see more conserv
mike lee and i began by pitching it in washington. and it was abundantly clear that this was not a strategy that washington was going to embrace. it was far too risky, and if there is one overarching urge in washington, it is risk aversion. do nothing that has any risk, that it might actually doing anything. and so this summer mike lee and i took a very different strategy. we said, ok, we are going to go >> [indiscernible] >> ma'am, i look forward to you at the town hall. we tried a different strategy. we said, ok, we will go over their heads. a lot of folks in washington said we will talk to the republican leadership? we went over their heads to the american people. [applause] for much of the month of august and september, mike and i traveled this country speaking to town halls over the country and saying, saying -- how scared is the president? what a statement of fear, what a statement of fear. [applause] they do not want the truth to be heard. they definitely do not want the truth to be heard. as we traveled the country, speaking to the american people, makin
of the "salt lake tribune." senator mike lee speaking earlier at the summit. senator ted cruz now speaking he for those gathered here in washington. that summit continues through the weekend. earlier today, we spoke to steven dennis, white house correspondent with roll call, about the latest on the budget impasse. to talk about the negotiations. we should not call the negotiations, right? it depends on what they are negotiating about. , manyesident made clear times, that he would not negotiate over some kind of ransom but he has been open to talking about setting up a budget process, some kind of framework for getting a bigger budget deal done. that seems to be where they are going. that is the opening he provided a few days ago in his press conference and is one that they have continued to subtly put out there as a way to give republican some assurance that those negotiations would be real and substantive and cover some of the issues they want to cover , and yet, reopen the government. that is the real question, not just the short-term debt deal, which is starting to look more and more like
will spend. these help me in welcoming the first speaker for that 2013 values voter summit, senator mike lee of utah. [applause] ♪ >> thank you. thank you to all of you. it is great to be here. it is a privilege to be with you right here today at the values voter summit. i want to started this morning by telling you a story i heard named phillips. he told a story of how he was walking across a bridge very late one night. it was late enough there were no automobile traffic on that bridge. in fact, no one on the bridge at all. he was able to walk in the middle of the bridge. it was a high bridge. it stretched over a large river. enough that anyone who fell off of that bridge would not survive the impact even if they landed in the water. he got halfway. he saw a man standing on the outside of the guardrail as if getting ready to jump. database on the height of the bridge the man would not survive. he surmised that the man was contemplating ending his life. philip stopped and engage the man in conversation. believer,f he were a if you believe in god. the man said, yes., me, are you a ch
of them veterans, have support from republican senators ted cruz and mike lee and former alaska governor sarah palin. the rally started at the world war ii memorial, but the crowd made its way to the white house. they brought not only their message, but also those barricades that one stood at the world war ii memorial. as the barricades piled up in front of the white house, tensions also flared. >> police were there all along mostly watching from the sidelines, at one point reinforcements were called in. >> they are spending a lot of time and effort now trying to block us from our right to say what we want. >> reporter: there was this confrontation between police and a man carrying an american flag. mean veterans feel this protest likely won't make a difference, but they say they fought for our country, and hope this reminds the leadership in washington they should return the favor. >>> our time is 2:32. a pipe, found in arlington, virginia thought to be an explosive, turned out to be a false alarm. a 63-year-old man drove himself to south highland street and asked for directions. the ma
. they still find you. the greatest talk goes to mike lee of utah. >> supposing you go to the grocery store having been informed by your spouse that you need to bring home bread, milk and eggs. >> jon: you believe you are a family man running errands for frerchg toast day. what could be more wholesome. >> we won't allow to you buy just bread, milk and eggs. in order to buy these items at this store, we'll require to you purchase a half ton of iron ore, a bucket of nails, a book about could you boi poetry -- cowboy poetry and a barry manilow albums. >> jon: you are a family man runninger wards forced to buy poetry and gay cowboy music. you are saying people in congress are forced to spay for some stuff they don't want and that's not fair. but unfortunately, that's called being in a country with some people who aren't exactly you. let's talk about what vealy happening at that store. everybody chipped in and give you the money to go to the store to buy milk, bred bread and eggs and you say eggs are turning our country muslim so i'm going to buy just eggs. everybody is like we passed the law th
governor sarah palin teaming up with republican senators ted cruz and mike lee and hundreds of angry veterans just before speaking to the crowd, governor palin and senators cruz and lee going on the record. governor, welcome to washington. of course senator you are here all the time. but why are you down at the memorial this morning? >> i'm here to hopefully help show the veterans that america's heart for our veterans is immeasurable and we think it's atrocious that our military is being used as political pawn for that political game and we're going to change that and we appreciate these guys who are the good guys in the senate picking up the fight for us. but there are a few things that we can do to show our support and that's why i'm here. >> this belongs to the people. we're here to show your solidarity with them that this is not a tool to be used against them in a political fight. this is theirs. >> senator cruz? >> our veterans should be above pollics. it is shameful that the administration is barricading and trying to shut down the memorials. weeks ago the house of representati
the next hour we will hear from five senators, they include marco rubio, ted cruz, rand paul, mike lee and tim scott. once they speak here, though, they will head straight to the white house for talks with president obama. if there ever was a political dynamic john there is an amazing one seen out today. >> who kay rns the most juice, senator ted cruz or john boehner as the leader of the republican party? >> is it says something john boehner is not speaking at the summit and ted cruz is, again he'll be speaking in probably about another 30 or 40 minutes but expecting to get a hero's welcome. is he one many folks about 2,000 from across the country have come here to hear the likes from ted cruz to talk about fighting against washington. i spoke to one of ted cruz's advisers last night, they said expect him to talk about the grassroots and how washington shouldn't have all the answers and does not have all the power to do things and that there will be a message sent out today if the grassroots and if conservatives want to take back their government they need to have their voices heard, e
conservatives. republican senators mike lee, ted cruz, rand paul, marco rubio, and tim scott spoke of the conference. this is two hours. >> good morning. welcome to the eighth annual values voter summit. the government might be shut down, but the values voter summit is open and we're ready to do business. you might have noticed it is not a shutdown, but a slowdown what is a slowdown? it is like being in a perpetual tsa line. [laughter] no one seems to be moving, but you still have to empty your pockets. [laughter] [applause] the president's barricades might have prevented vacationing families from touring our nations parks. you might have used those barricades to try to keep our veterans from visiting memorials that their courage and sacrifice inspired. he has used his barricade to try to keep our voices down in america. it is about time we let him know no one is going to keep the voice of the american people from being heard in our nation today. [applause] i suggest that we start our values voter summit by removing these barricades. the best thing to do is to remove these barricad
abusing its power? again senator mike lee tells us what he thinks in just two minutes. cent or more on car insurance. mmmhmmm...everybody knows that. well, did you know that old macdonald was a really bad speller? your word is...cow. cow. cow. c...o...w... ...e...i...e...i...o. [buzzer] dangnabbit. geico. fifteen minutes could save you...well, you know. verizon innovators are combining a network of underwater sensors and artificial reefs that actually make our water cleaner. giving sea life-- new life. because the world's biggest challenges deserve even bigger solutions. powerful answers. verizon. >> all right. let's go off the record for a minute. what's up with with defense secretary chuck hagel? where is he? he has a distinguished military record and well-respected where has he been over the last nine days of the shutdown as our government failed to show basic decency to the the soldiers who died knock the. isn't that part of the job of the secretary of defense to protect our soldiers including from our own government? has he looked the other way while our politicians ditioned our soldi
its power? again senator mike lee tells us what he thinks in just t >> all right. let's go off the record for a minute. what's up with with defense secretary chuck hagel? where is he? he has a distinguished military record and well-respected where has he been over the last nine days of the shutdown as our government failed to show basic decency to the the soldiers who died knock the. isn't that part of the job of the secretary of defense to protect our soldiers including from our own government? has he looked the other way while our politicians ditioned our soldiers? if i were secretary of defense i would do everything i could do to protect the families of fallen soldiers and keep our word. i would have made the sure the shutdown never touched our families. even if i had to, i would have chained myself to the white house fence in protest. that's how mad i think he should be. that would have gotten president obama's attention and the attention of the house and the senate. they would not dare let this thoop secretary hagel outed them to the american people. the secretary of defen
. on sunday, tea party all-star, sarah palin, ted cruz and mike lee, both elected senators, appeared at a world war ii memorial in washington, d.c. to protest the shutdown that they caused, they advocated for, and now we're in the middle. they joined a group of protesters and veterans from the million-vets march, who moved the metal barriers at the memorial. of course, these metal barriers basically have become the symbol of the shutdown. sarah palin wasted no time running to the cameras in an effort to blame president obama for the shutdown. >> you look around, though, and you see these barricades, and you have to ask yourself, is this any way that a commander in chief would show his respect, his gratitude to our military? this is a matter of shutdown priorities. >> well, the quitter from alaska, she didn't stop there. palin actually had the nerve to say president obama is using our nation's veterans as pawns. >> our vets have proven that they have not been timid. so we will not be timid in calling out any who would use our military, our vets, as pawns in a political game. >> well,
, the protesters rally with the two republican senators who led the way for the shutdown. mike lee and ted cruz, xraesion the expressing their outrage that the things they want open are closed now because of that shutdown. they then picked up the barricades that were around the closed world war ii memorial and dragged the barricades over to the white house and hurled the barricades at the white house, hurled them down in front of the white house fence. then the protesters went home, so the police, who through no fault of their own are working without being paid, the police had to pick up those barriers, drag them back to where they came from and keep working their shifts without being paid because of the shutdown that these folks made happen. they got speeches from ted cruz and from freshman senator mike lee from utah, the two most aggressive proponents of the shutdown. they also heard from congressman kerry bentivolio of all people who you may remember as the personal fringe candidate who sort of accidentally won that seat in michigan as a republican after congressman thaddeus mccotter got cau
vote march garnered national attention including appearances by senators ted cruz, mike lee, former governor sarah palin. take a look at what they had to say. >> you see these barricade and you have to ask yourself -- is this any way that a commander-in-chief would show his respect, his gratitude, to our military? >> this, this is yours. this belongs to you. this does not belong to the government. it belongs to the people. >> let me ask a simple question -- why is the federal government spending money to erect barricades to keep veterans out of this memorial? >> radio talk show host, leslie marshal, from next, michelle fields with us. welcome both of you. good to see you. awe thank you for having me. >> good to see you, sean. >> an open-air memorial. they had to hire more police than usual to keep people out than if they kept this thing open. how pathetic this is in a partial 17% government shutdown? to try to inflict as much pain as possible. i would thing you would sympathize with those vets that they have every right to keep that open and that this was punitive of t
cruz and mike lee, two senators who pushed the strategy of defunding obama care, do have in their hands right now the power to push us past the october 17th deadline if they choose to filibuster, but we don't know for certain they would do that, maria. >> john, thank you so much. we want reaction to this impact on wall street out of d.c. joining me is michele perry higgins from california advisers, jim lowell from adviser investments. good to see everyone. we feel like there is a reaction, a negative reaction from investors at this point. up until now it's been somewhat complacent. michael, tell me how this plays out and what are the various scenarios with a deal, no deal, passing the debt limit? >> i think the u.s. is not going to default on its debt. it's not going to have problems rolling over its debt and it will pay interest. i think this is political theater and they'll figure it out. they should have been doing it a month ago. >> does that mean you're a buyer of stocks on the dip? >> for our equity fund, yeah, when we see opportunity, we think in the long term with the fed and th
, but that requires the unanimous consent of senators to it move that quickly. ted cruz and mike lee now have the power f they choose to, to filibuster a deal and take us beyond the october 17th deadline, which would put us at risk of breaching the debt limit. that is the danger that markets are looking at at the moment. not clear what cruz and mike lee will do. and not clear what's going to happen to the house plan and how quickly the senate can move in any case. >> cutting to the case, john, isn't the senate just calling john boehner's bluff right now? isn't that's what's going on? >> no. i think the senate had called john boehner's bluff. they were coming up with heir own plan, counting on him to pass it and then boehner began getting heat from his members from what conservatives called a surrender in the senate. that caused the leadership to come up with a plan they then presented to mebd -- >> the senate says, if you have a better plan, then pass it, and we'll talk? >> that is the state of play right now. we don't know whether the house can pass their plan. >> all right, john. thanks. >>
the "wall street journal" that is senator mike lee. he has been on the hot seat in the whole discussion of defunding obamacare. he is speaking at the values voters summit. that is where we will take you next. bill: martha, what is it like to be seized and kidnapped by somali pirates at sea? real captain phillips is here in our studio. great new movie. he is here live. >> listen up. we have been boarded by four armed pirates. you know the drill. we stay hidden no matter what. i don't want any hostages. if the pirates find you, remember you know the ship, they don't. stick together. and we'll be all right. michael, tell us why you used priceline express deals to book this fabulous hotel. well, you can see if the hotel is pet friendly before you book it. and i got a great deal without bidding. and where's your furry friend? oh, i don't have a cat. priceline savings without bidding. icaused by acid reflux disease, relieving heartburn, relief is at hand. for many, nexium provides 24-hour heartburn relief and may be available for just $18 a month. there is risk of bone fracture and low magnes
and the people did not care. >> and ted cruz and rand paul. >> and mike lee. >> you're sharing it quite well. the election as year from now, at that time, what will be the american impression of the health care law. from my view was shoved down their throats. if they love it, your side wins. if they have had the horrible experience i believe they will, they will at least know our side fought to maximize their freedom, their choice and their option. >> i had a lot of ideas for making this health care law better. my ideas for the most part were not incorporated. there are almost 40 million people that had preexisting conditions who are going to love this chance of finally having financial security because they have a child. >> in some ways you're our point. there is nothing the republicans did that touched the preexisting conditions. >> that's not true. >> it is absolutely true. >> if you take away the individual mandate, you cannot cover people -- >> one more time. the preexisting stayed in law. and you've also seen -- let me finish. you've seen the data that says at the end of the did he go
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